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New Nonfiction in 2022!

Hello Friends!

Happy 2022 from your friendly neighborhood Nonfiction “book pusher”! How was your 2021 reading year? What were the standouts you can’t stop thinking about?

As you’re making your 2022 TBR (or not… I see you mood readers!) don’t forget to consider a few nonfiction titles —these are all either:
^NEW new or
•New in paperback

^The Betrayal of Anne Frank: A Cold Case Investigation by Rosemary Sullivan, pub 1/18/22, Harper Collins (Jewish – General)

The Doctors Blackwell: How Two Pioneering Sisters Brought Medicine to Women & Women to Medicine by Janice P Nimura, pub 1/18/22, (Norton WWI 19th century women PB release)

^Strange Rites: New Religions for a Godless World by Tara Isabella Burton, pub 1/18/22, (sociology of religion PB release)

When Harry Met Minnie: A True Story of Love & Friendship by Martha Teichner, pub 2/1/22 (Celadon personal memoirs PB release)

The Nineties: A Book by Chuck Klosterman, pub 2/8/22 (Penguin Publishing pop culture)

Call Us What We Carry by Amanda Gorman, pub 2/8/22 (Viking Books poetry PB large print release)

^Keanu Reeves’ Guide to Kindness: 50 Simple Ways to be Excellent by Hardie Grant, pub 2/15/22 (Hardie Grant pop culture)

The Woman They Could Not Silence: The Shocking Story of a Woman Who Dared to Fight Back by Kate Moore, pub 2/22/22 (Sourcebooks women’s studies PB release)

^Find Your People: Building Deep Community in a Lonely World by Jennie Allen, pub 2/22/22 (Crown Publishing personal growth)

Sensitive Is the New Strong: The Power of Empaths in an Increasingly Harsh World by Anita Moorjani, pub 3/1/22 (Atria personal growth PB release)

Hunt, Gather, Parent: What Ancient Cultures Can Teach Us About the Lost Art of Raising Happy, Helpful Little Humans by Michaeleen Doucleff, pub 3/8/22 (Avid Reader Press parenting, social PB release)

Death’s Acre: Inside the Legendary Forensic Lab the Body Farm Where the Dead Do Tell Tales by William Bass and Jon Jefferson, pub 3/8/22 (Penguin Publishing forensic science PB Release)

The Light of Days: The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler’s Ghettos by Judy Batalion, pub 3/15/22 (Harper Collins WWII, women PB release)

Women in White Coats: How the First Women Doctors Changed the World of Medicine by Olivia Campbell, pub 3/15/22 (Park Row Books women, history)

Dancing in the Mosque: An Afghan Mother’s Letter to Her Son by Homeira Qaderi, pub 3/22/22 (Harper Collins memoirs, motherhood PB release)

^ The Invisible Kingdom: Reimagining Chronic Illness by Meghan O’Rourke, pub 3/1/22 (Riverhead Books Personal Memoirs, Diseases – Immune & Autoimmune)

^Hello, Molly! by Molly Shannon, pub 4/12/22 (Harper Collins memoir)

^Still Just a Geek: An Annotated Memoir by Wil Wheaton, pub 4/12/22 (Harper Collins pop culture)

^Unmasked: My Life-Solving America’s Cold Cases by Paul Holes, pub 4/26/22 (Celadon Books Memoir, True Crime)

^Finding Me: A Memoir by Viola Davis, pub 4/26/22 (Harper personal memoirs)

^The Girls Who Stepped Out of Line: Untold Stories of the Women Who Changed the Course of World War II by Mari Eder, pub 5/1/22 (Sourcebooks women in history)

Somebody’s Daughter: A Memoir by Ashley C. Ford, pub 5/3/22 (Flatiron Books personal memoirs PB release)

^Managing Expectations: A Memoir in Essays by Minnie Driver, pub 5/3/22 (Harper Collins personal memoirs)

^Long Train Runnin’: Our Story of The Doobie Brothers by Pat Simmons and Tom Johnston, pub 5/10/22 (St. Martin’s Publishing music)

^Mean Baby: A Memoir of Growing Up by Selma Blair, pub 5/17/22 (Doubleday memoir, disability)

Last Call: A True Story of Love, Lust & Murder in Queer New York by Elon Green, pub 5/31/22 (Celadon serial killers PB release)

^Rogues: True Stories of Grifters, Killers, Rebels & Crooks by Patrick Radden Keefe, pub 6/28/22 (Doubleday rich and famous murders)

Golden Boy: A Murder Among the Manhattan Elite by John Glatt, pub 7/26/22 (St. Martin’s Publishing Mental illness PB release)

Read Until You Understand: The Profound Wisdom of Black Life & Literature Farah by  Jasmine Griffin, pub 8/2/22 (Norton personal memoirs PB release)

Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals by Oliver Burkeman, pub 8/9/22 (Picador time management PB release)

Answers in the Form of Questions: A Definitive History & Insider’s Guide to Jeopardy! by Clair McNear, pub 8/16/22 (Grand Central Publishing television history PB release)

What’s on your nonfiction TBR for 2022?

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  1. Nice list!
    So far, for nonfiction to be published in 2022, I have
    The Bald Eagle: The Improbable Journey of America’s Bird, by Jack Emerson Davis
    After the Romanovs: Russian Exiles in Paris from the Belle Époque Through Revolution and War, by Helen Rappaport
    But of course, will read many more nonfiction.
    In 2021, 25% of all the books I read (165 total) were nonfiction:


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